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of texas in the last five years. roughly one million lost jobs in california. it is amazing. one of the points i made for writing a book on this, what we are seeing is one of the great wealth transfers in american history geographically from states like california that do not get it right, and my state, and states that do get it right, like texas. this is one reason to be bullish on the future of texas. one of the interesting things is texas does a much better job, in my opinion, of economically assimilating immigrants so they are successful here. california is more of a welfare state. it indoctrinates immigrants into the welfare system at a much higher pace than texas does. people come to texas for jobs. people go to california for welfare. you are seeing the differing economic outcomes as a result. texas is the model other states should be emulating. >> stephen moore from a recent discussion we covered. when you see some of those clips, the video portions, you can see them all in our video library. he was comparing jobs in california and texas. we will go to texas next. john, o
struggling economy. >> plus, voter id. there is another showdown, this one in texas. that's where eric holder's justice department is suing the lone star state again. next, the texas attorney general will respond and guess what. north carolina could be next. >>> checking some of your headlines right now, a senior white house official is saying there is, quote, very little doubt chemical weapons were used by the assad regime against civilians in syria. that coming as the administration weighs a potential military response. meanwhile, firecrews are rushing to save two groves of giant redwood trees from a giant wildfire in yosemite national park, clearing away dried brush and setting sprinklers. and police in florida trying to determine what lead a 72-year-old trucking employee to go on a shooting spree killing two men and injuring two others before turning the gun on himself. >>> from the unrest in egypt to more bombings in iraq and lebenon and the chemical weapon usa tack in syria that will now be investigated by the united nations. a lot of breaking developments in the mideast this morning. a
the status quo. stories that matter to you. my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas, and i'm an associate producer for america tonight. i grew up in a very large, loud indian family. they very much taught me how to have a voice, and from a very young age i loved writing, and i love being able to tell other people stories. the way to do good journalism is to really do your research, to know your story, to get the facts right, and to get to know the people involved in your story. america tonight and al jazeera america, it's a perfect place for that to happen. >>> a judge has let the jury go home early and deliberations will resume on freye in nidal hassan's court-martial. heidi joe castro has more from fort hood, texas. >> reporter: his silence didn't surprise anyone. the army major gave no closing argument. he said all along, he's the killer. >> it's exceedingly rare where you have the prosecution and the defense agreeing to the defense's guilt. >> reporter: chris jenks said the jury will find hassan guilty. the panel of 13 senior officers is now behind closed doors. they ar
where many of ending up. >> i'm tom ackermann in texas where oil is help to go fuel america's economic recovery. >> we'll have all the action in sports. but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." >> welcome back. britain will not back any military intervention in syria. germany has also ruled itself out, but france maybe willing to play a a role. the united states is not backing down ands it will continue to build international support for action in the country. >> protests are happening in egypt, despite government security forces closing masks and shutting off parts of cairo, supporters were urged to take to the streets. back to our top story, syria. i'm joined from syria. good to have you with us. what is your reaction to the no vote coming out of the u.k. parliament? >> well, we obviously are very pleased that parliament takes a stand on an issue like this. we have been calling for a very long time for political dialogue. we don't think that a military solution is at all possible in this conflict, and therefore, give more time for politi
to sue texas, saying it discriminates against minority voters. >>> the wildfire burning near yosemite national park has more than tripled in the last day, and the work to put it out is just getting started. ♪ >> there has been international outrage over yesterday's chemical weapons attack in syria. hundreds of residents were killed, victims, they say, of toxic nerve gas. and some first responders in syria died after treating victims. the aledged attack happened in a suburb of damascus. president obama has directed the intelligence community to gather information about the use of chemical weapons in syria. we want to warn you, some of the video we are about to show you is graphic, and we have selected images we thought were appropriate to air. >> reporter: a day after hundreds of syrians including women and children were killed or injured, a search among the dead for missing relatives. more than is 1300 people died after government forces used chemical weapons in a number of areas. an accusation strongly denied by the government. the french government demanding some sort of action. >
exploration as well as production. tom ackerman has more from texas the number one state for oil and gas production. >> reporter: midday in the once sleepy center of texas, not so long ago this was a quiet farming town and now it's a cross road of the oil and gas drilling boom in south texas. that boom has been good for the family restaurant run by daisy barahas and one of many people drawn to an area where spanish is heard nearly as often as english. >> we benefitted quite a bit because we have a lot of oil companies and they helped us as well as other businesses. a lot of people are moving here from all over texas. >> reporter: it's been more than a century since texas saw the first oil gusher making america the world's leading producer until eclipsed by the middle east. they are exploding the shall gas deposits as never before. texas doubled the crude production a sharp reversal from the two decades of falling out put and if it were independent nation texas would rank behind kuwait and venezuela and they escaped the great recession and u.s. jobs grew 1% in the last 5 years the oil an
you texans call up, because this administration was responsible for the annexation of texas. the tylers have a lot of children. >> it is what kept them apart for a great deal of their married lives. john tyler was constitutionally incapable of being out of public office. he was addicted to it so left her at home to run the family, to run the business, and to continue to manage this incredible group of children they had almost from the very start. >> running their plantation would have been how large an operation? >> one of the issues is a are always on the very edge of solvency, so they never live one place more than 10 years. they are always moving around. they own between 30 and 35 slaves, and they are growing wheat and corn for about 600 acres to 900 acres, and that is between plantations. they then moved to the other side of virginia, so they are continuing to try to figure out a way during these striking economic changes to the country and go into what is going on in 1837, to find a way they can keep their heads above water, and with john tyler gone for so long and so o
of a new school year for kids in west texas months after a deadly explosion at a local fertilizer plant. >> i can't hear, i can't hear. get out of here, please get out of here. martha: remember that awful video from those moments. 15 people lost their lives in that explosion. most of the town's schools were damaged nond beyond repair. the students and teachers are heading back. they have a temporary building set up. >> being able to look at the kid and see the smiles on their faces even though it's a different setting facility wise. this is what matters. they are happy being kids and being with their friends. martha: they are getting school open for this school year. they say it's been tough to get this set up in time but they think everything will be ready by september. so we wish them all the best. >> it's very clear to the assad regime and also other players on the ground that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. that would change my calculus. that would change my equation. bill: that was president obama one year ago.
. >>> as american's surge in oil production made a new global price shock. i'm tom acreman in texas. that story coming up. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. america. >>> welcome back. the last of the u.n. chemical weapons inspectors have left syria can and have driven across the border to beirut in neighboring lebanon. the department describes the chemical weapon attack as a challenge for world. he's considering a narrative response. six people died in protest on friday. 190 others were wounded. back to our top story now the crisis in syria. joining me live in london. he's editor and chief. president obama described the suspected chemical weapons attack in syria as a challenge to the world. is it a challenge to the world? >> no. it is a challenge in the least. it is a challenge to oh the syrian, hezbollah and in a way russia. what he's going to achieve by this narrow ma. -rb mmanipulative fight,when prn 1998 as revenge for naorobi, what happened is osama took revenge three ye
? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. jazeera america. >> i'm kim bondy, growing up in news was always important. you have this great product that you are ready to share with the country. i'm a part of a team that is moving in the same direction. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. >> technology is coming on in the next few decades may make nuclear waste obsolete. we should all hope that's the case. but right now the international atomic energy agency expects the united states alone to produce at least 32,000 tons added to the pile. my next guess has made a documentary about the nuclear waste time will will air on al jazeera. if the problem can't be solved by new technology. it's directed by michael madsen who we wil
. then concern about the recent roll back, especially in north carolina and texas and florida of voting rights and that we have to make sure we are diligent and stay on it. so that the dream, have we made progress? absolutely. but we still have a lot of work to do and we have got to make sure that as reverend lowrie said we came to commemorate and we have to agitate in our districts and that is important and dr. king would want us to continue to move on and work hard as john lewis says and still have the comeback. i think we are feeling the effects today of a southern strategy put together by richard nixon some time ago to dilute the power of african-american legislators. we have less power in the sense we are not in houses where we are in the majority. and so we have got to figure out how we work that and we need people to come out to vote like never before, especially in local elections, city council and state assemble and state senates and mayoral election p.m. that makes the difference on the bigger ends so the african-americans have the power that dr. king dream was all about. >> the drea
know - ideas, invention, life. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. welcome pack. the crisis in syria continues to lead our news at this hour. u.n. chemical weapons inspectors are now in lebanon. the convoy arrived there early this morning hours after completing their investigation. they are findings are expected to take a couple of weeks. we cannot accept a world where innocent civilians are gassed on a terrible scale. >> president obama suggests the u.s. must take action the syria. today he will make th
a shot at getting elected as the next governor of texas. dylan byers, media critic for politico will be here to talk about "the washington post" purchase and michael, democratic strategist will take a look at the kentucky race and others. but first... >> announcer: this is the "full court press." >> here's what's making news. america's children are slimming down. for the first time in decades, we can say our children are not getting fatter. a study from the cdc that examined the nation's preschoolers found in 18 states, the obesity rate is actually falling. that's the good news. the bad news is the obesity rate held steady in do states. some of the states, ten states overall were examined due to the way data is collected. but a lot of people are crediting michelle obama's let's move campaign for this good news. it certainly helps keep the weight off. >> bill: she's got to get some credit for that. and just raising awareness of the problem. >> absolutely. that's the good news. >> bill: a lot of republicans are beating up on her saying this is silly. no, this is a serious problem.
tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized. >> mr. speaker, in the president's pivot back to jobs last week, he told a crowd that america has fought its way back after the start of the great recession. mr. wilson: five years ago unemployment was at 6%. now it's at 5.5%. five years ago 30 million americans received food stamps. today 47.8 million are enrolled. we are no way back to where we were before the 2008 collapse. as the president's -- it's the president's economic agenda that's pushing further us into danger. as a business owner of 42 years, i've been on the receiving end of these job-killing policies and i know what we need to get the economy back on track. we need to reform the tax code. we need to ensure our military remains fully funded and well-equipped and the best in the world. we should never accept 7.6% as the normal level for unemployment or 15% poverty rate and we should never accept an econ
for drew and the investigation team let us know at cnn.com/investigate. >>> a measles outbreak at a texas mega church has dr. sonja gupta speaking out. he says it's time to bury that long debunked claim about vaccines and autism. >>> the giant rim fire in california is still growing. gary tuchman is back on the front lines tonight. female narrator: through labor day female narrator: through labor day at sleep train, get 36 months interest-free financing plus big savings of up to $400 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get three years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic, plus free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. when brands compete, you save, but this special financing offer ends labor day at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> tonight, a potentially deadly collision of personal faith and public health. a measles outbreak at a texas church sickened more than a dozen people including an infant. in hindsight, anyone could have sign this coming. it's happened before across the country. the church promo
. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. >>> welcome back. as the world waits to see if the u.s. and other allies will attack syria. the island of cyprus has been preparing as well. >> reporter: the islanders of cypress are watching and waiting and trying to work tout next move. cypress' geographic location makes it strategically vital but many citizens feel anything put important. >> we care about possibility to set us back. we can't do nothing. we are powerless. >> reporter: others here believe the grea
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businesses across the southwest. picture perfect modeling was the name of his texas venture. >> he had a modeling agency in austin, texas. >> yes. where he just conned female coeds from the university of texas to do modeling shoots with him. take $5,000 from them where he would just take the money and run and use it to meet women and move on. >> total scam? >> total scam. right. >> reporter: jason even posed for some modeling photos of himself in austin. but how did a man suspected of running con games become the violent criminal cops allege he is? >> for jason i think it came down to his greed, his desire for money, his desire to be that millionaire, the life of the party, and how that desire extends to the point where you can kill somebody, that's something i'll never understand. >> reporter: investigators might have been despairing of ever understanding jason brown, but they still had hopes of catching him. and the stakes were high. >> on the surface everything looks normal with this guy. but he is the portrait of a sociopath. and when he runs out of money again, then what happens?
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now? tremendous. >>anna: we miss you. >>tucker: you're in dallas, texas. what are you doing there? >>brian: this is the seventh patriot golf day. as you guys know and hopefully you know at home, this day people go out anywhere you golf to participate in clubs, and a portion of the proceeds of the green fees on that day go to the families of the fallen. major dan rueny, put it together. president bush said i want to take part when i'm out of office. this will be the third year of the last four years that president bush has taken part. he's tpw-g to be joining us in -- he's going to be joining us in about two and a half hours, his first interview since his heart operation when he took a routine exam on august 6 and found out you've got a blockage, we've got to fix that. we'll have a drive. lee thevino will be here. falls of honor was put together to give scholarships for families of those wounded in battle. executives and people like you give on a regular basis. families have to move on and get on and the financial resources are not there in many cases. you have success stories. you
fight over closing abortion clinics in texas or something, like a real substantive issue that's been reported on by someone who has talked to people, left their house and met with people, wrote a really good piece. that's next to this story. that's journalism. to me it's not really that come in the end it comes down to pretty basic stuff. you can have things you can talk about and the journalism. does that mean they are not worth reading about? i think they're both fine. i read heavy stories when i want to click on the tabs, but also want to know about what's going on in texas. if it's a bunch of photographs, with funny captions, i love those. we have those, too but it's not journalism t too much as me it s a fun read. it's not that hard to differentiate. i think it's great. betting and what is it? it's like human interest, right? >> if you like those you must check out 20 reasons why john stanton should be on the list of the most beautiful people. [laughter] >> the lady here and a gentleman next. >> i have a question about the archiving of your content. a lot of you are born digital
'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. >>> the american soldier responsible for killing 16 afghan civilians is apologizing. robert bales took the stand in the sentencing phase of his military trial, and rob reynolds reports on his apology, and what it means for his case. >> reporter: i wish i could take it back, but i can't. speaking in a low, halting voice, bales apologized to the families of the african civilians he murdered, and said he disgraced his own family. what i did was an act of cowardous bales concluded, behind a mas
soldiers at fort hood in texas four years ago. >>> japan considers re-opening its nuclear power plants in the wake of the fukushima disaster. >>> we report from yemen where children under the age of 5 don't have enough food. >>> barack obama says the u.s. military has presented him with options for strikes against syria, but he's not yet made a decision. that's after appeals by united nations chiefs to hold off carrying out any strike. u.n. secretary-general moon says weapons inspectors will leave syria on saturday, and must be allowed to complete their work. obama says the aim of any military action would be to deter future chemical weapons attacks. >> if, in fact, we can take limited, tailored approaches, not getting drawn into a long conflict, not a repetition of, you know, iraq, which i know a lot of people are worried about, but if we were saying in a clear and decisive but very limited way, we send a shot across the bow saying, stop doing this, that can have a positive impact on our national security over the long term and may have a positive impact in the sense chemical weapons
to be in stock innovation. he is taught at boston university the university of texas at harvard and served as secretary of education under president reagan and was america's first drug czar under president george h.w. bush. it was the author of more than 24 books including to new york times number one bestsellers and the host of the old bennett's morning in america and has received more than 30 honorary degrees and as a final note a very long time ago bill and i were philosophy students together at williams college. bill will speak in a minute. he will be followed by david wilezol the co-author of "is college worth it?." david is the associate producer of the nationally syndicated bill bennett's morning in america and a contributor to the manhattan institute's higher education policy blog and at claremont institute fellow and studied greek and latin at the catholic university in washington. in his honor i tried to come up with an appropriate latin quote for addressing student debt and i suggest -- that is happy is he who has no debt. [laughter] >> that's good. [laughter] ski thank you. bil
.62%. >>> a remarkable story from texas about a reunion involving a vietnam war veteran and something close to his heart. in 1968, u.s. marine lan ee martin son was severely injured in a mine field in vietnam. six fellow marines were killed. during his long road to recovery, his dog tags were somehow lost. 43 years later an australian school teacher trekking through the vietnam brush stumbled upon the same dog tags that man couldn't find. thanks to the efforts of good samaritans, his long lost dog tags are back in his possession. >> i thought maybe i could find him, post it back to him in the mail to america. i never dreamed that this whole thing would end up like this. >> it was very overwhelming. i still don't know why. just a piece of aluminum, but i had to have it a long time. >>> i am harris faulkner, this is the fox report. bottom of the hour, time for the top news. a senior u.s. official says there's little doubt chemical weapons were used by the syrian regime against its own people. hundreds died in last week's attack. today, the syrian government claimed they will allow u.n. inspectors to look
hour. reported here in northern texas. also, a flood risk into montana and portions of the dakotas. the tail end of this front causing heavy rainfall. the southern u.s. here, well, conditions are improving, but it is going to stay on the hot side and this is what i'm talking about. oklahoma city as well, feel like it's into the 40s combined with the humidity there. if you want to go somewhere cooler, toronto and new york, partly cloudy skies, temperatures into the 20s. europe, in the main topic is this high pressure that is dominating, but there is something coming in from west. it's this well developed system you can see here in the satellite picture. this cold front, that is triggering some thunderstorm activity there across portions of france. you have the cold front, you have warm temperatures ahead of the fron that's pushing through and a dip in the jet stream. at the base of it, that is where we see thunderstorm activity, possibly tornado and hail. this is looking like the spring and the fall months, early august, when you get these big shifts in temperatures. london, you saw
this morning, and it was described as successful. it was done at the texas health presbyterian center. the former president remains hospitalized today but expects to be released tomorrow. aides say he will resume his schedule on thursday. he thanks everyone for the good wishes and suggested that everyone get a checkup. so the former president is doing well. natalie? >> kelly o'donnell at the white house. thanks so much for the update. >>> finally, a martial arts demonstration gone horribly wrong. take a look. this happened over in the u.k. the taekwondo master giving a demonstration in front of students and parents. no matter how hard he tries, he just can't break that board, but it gets worse. at one point he calls for two people to hold the board. when he finally gets it to hits a young spectator in the head, making her cry. poor thing. that guy was just having a very bad day. it's 12 minutes after the hour. you're up to date, guys. >> all right. thank you very much, natalie. >> you got it. >> are you tweeting? >> no, i was trying to do something. well, there's some breaking news th
the voter i.d. law in texas, eric holder says the law violates the voter right act. he said it was adopted expres expresscilexpresslyto make it dr minority and non-english speaking voters to vote. >>> nadal hassan passed on his final chance to address the jury. he could get the death penalty for shooting and killing 13 fellow soldiers in 2009. >>> the soldier accused of killing afghan civilians is on trial, sergeant robert bales gave his apology. >> i wish i could take it back, said sergeant bales. i wish i could take it back, but i can't. speaking in a low halting voice bales apologized to the families of the afghan civilians that he murderedded, and said that he disgraced his own family. his voice wavered when he spoke. what i did was an act of cowardice behind a mask of bravado. he's accused of killing 16 afghan civilians during a nighttime shooting spree in march of 2012. he does not face the death penalty for those crimes, and is trying to avoid life in prison without the possibility of parole. bales did not describe his actions in detail. he said he had asked himself why he killed, b
was convicted of murder for the deadly shooting spree aimed at unarmed u.s. soldiers at fort hood, texas.
throughout the day, we urge you to visit our website, aljazeera.com. >>> a meesel's outbreak at a texas mega church has now spread to at least 21 people. health officials are trying to contain the outbreak by hosting vaccination clinics. doctors say a visitor who became infected with measles likely spread it to the rest of the church. most of the members did not have their measles vaccinations. >>> a new school year means a new start for those who survived the sandy hook elementary school shooting last year. they are going to classes at middle sdmool a neighboring town. task force approved plans to tear down the old school, which was the scene of the deadly massacre. the new one is going to be built on the same spot pending approval i will residents. >>> crews battling california wildfires are finally making some progress. the rim fire, which has been burning for ten days covers more than 250 square miles. that is about the size of the city of chicago. while the fire continues to grow, it is, now, 20% contained. and yosemite's fire chief says they have the blaze boxed in. more good news offi
if the administration let congress authorize this activity. >> an oil rig explosion near a highway in southwest texas. all employees were evacuated safely and have been accounted for. >> former nfl star turned murder suspect aaron hernandez cut ties with his family and teammates, surrounding himself only with a quote of gangsters. >> a jury has recommended the death penalty for ft. hood shooting suspect nidle hasan. >> a rocket lifted off, carrying a top secret spy satellite for the u.s. >> the san francisco area bracing for a commuter nightmare that will drag on for five days. the busy bay bridge now closed. >> vandalism caught on video. a customer explodes in anger. >> this 11-year-old is not heading to middle school. this 11-year-old is going to college. >> it's basically just like high school. >> and all that matters. >> president obama stood as dr. king did at the linkcoln memorial and addressed a crowd of thousands. >> within the face of impossible odd odds, people who love their country. >> on cbs this morning. >> the trump damagetaj mahal. >> finally, the graduates of trum
was convicted of murder for the deadly shooting spree aimed at unarmed u.s. soldiers at fort hood, texas. >> warner: and staff sergeant robert bales was sentenced to life without parole in the massacre of 16 innocent afghan civilians. we get details of both military court outcomes. >> woodruff: and in a separate military case-- the army private found guilty of giving troves of highly classified information to wikileaks-- now wants to live as a woman, chelsea manning. ray saurez examines the legal and cultural questions connected with this story. >> warner: mark shields and rich lowry analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: and we look back at robert macneil questioning the reverend martin luther king, jr, on the fight for civil rights. on nbc's "meet the press" just three days before the 1963 march on washington. >> all of these barriers must be removed before the negro can even begin moving up the highway of freedom in all of its dimension. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of
of texas where i give my ph.d. in philosophy and went to the jobs bulletin board and the only thing that there was a notice from the department of labour about minimum wage and what you are entitled to. it didn't look so promising not there. so i saw a student walked by and i said how are you doing and they said fine. i did my ph.d. here? they said how is it working out? i have a radio show. i said that's good on that dialogue i hope this. anyway, we talk a lot about the jobs in the book because they are the jobs that are very much worth at and they are the course of study at least at the present is quite worth that. we based some of the conclusions we came up with in the book on the return on investment findings on the pay scale from the year 2012 to 2013 the numbers are up, too and this has shown that this pattern continues. the top ten institutions giving you a return on investment are all technical institutions or institutions that emphasize or have a very strong presence in science technology engineering and math. i mentioned the colorado school of mind at the tent is stamford
backlash from us. in northoral mondays carolina. you see wendy davis and the filibuster in texas. and you're having a big rally. -- for reproductive rights, october 2. we're going to fight back. we are not going to give up the ground we have right now. we must go forward. i keep saying this in my head. justice delayed is justice denied. we cannot lose a generation to the tea party years -- partiers. [applause] >> that is certainly a difficult act to follow. i'm truly delighted to be here on behalf of the wyca of the u.s. i am proud to say that dr. dorothy was a leader in our movement for over 30 years. she was the director of our center for racial justice. for more than 150 years, the ywca has been dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women. we were one of the first institutions to defy accepted social opinions on race. when you think about the present, as i was sitting at my chair, i started to get a little bit depressed. thinking, clearly, the death of trayvon martin and the acquittal of his killer, the voting rights act assault, the healthcare disparity, the achievement gap,
betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. >> welcome back, i'm richelle carey, these are our top stairs. international outrage is building as a civil war rages in syria. russia is calling on the syrian government to allow u.n. inspectors to investigate a suspected chemical attack that killed hundreds. the country's refugee crisis has reached a milestone with, an estimated 1 million children have been forced to flee. california's governor declared a state of emergency in responsibility to a wildfire burning near yosemite national park. the fire hadarimmed in size. 2500 homes are
. there is going to be rain in several areas around the great lakes, texas, florida, northwest. and for most of the northeast. and there is the three hs, hazy, hot, humid across the middle of the country. >> 93 in chicago. 97 in omaha. 98 in dallas. phoenix over the 100 degree mark. 85 in new york. the northwest in the 70s. >> overseas now to another major story we're following this morning. the growing crisis in syria and the u.s. on the verge of intervening. after a u.n. weapons inspection team visited the scene of the last week's apparent attack, secretary of state john kerry says now chemical weapons were used against the syrian people last week. and he says president bashar al assad's regime destroyed the evidence. >> the indiscriminately slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. >> with that the u.s. is now planning military action against the assad regime with three key allies, britain, france and turkey say that they will back military response with or without a u.n. mandate. >> george zimmerman plans t
. >> trace: just minutes ago the army psychiatrist whom jurors convicted of killing 13 people at a texas army post in 2009, rested his case without addressing the court. major nadal hasan indicated he would not call any witnesses in his sentencing phase, but it was not clear if he would make a statement. again, he didn't. and now those jurors are one step closer to deciding whether hasan will die for his crimes or spend the rest of his life in prison. casey stegal is live for us at fort hood. what happened? >> this one was a little surprising, i have to say, when the judge gave major hasan the floor, he simply said, the defense rests and that's what he said in the findings faces of the court-martial last week. some thought this would be his opportunity to talk today because in the sentencing phase there are far less restrictions if he decided to speak. meaning he could have even made some type of a statement without even taking an oath. instead of a question and answer format like he would have been required to do had he spoken last week. and many thought this would be his opportunity to expl
at a texas military base. closing arguments are expected wednesday. then juriors will be deciding between death and life in prison. hydey zhou-castro is on scene. >> they were back in court today, asking the judge to allow them to take the reins away from this self destructive client. hasan objected to that and ultimately the judge declined the counsel's motion. now, there was a lot of moving testimony throughout day from the survivors and the family members of the 13 people that hasan killed. we heard from a mother who lost her 29-year-old daughter. we heard from a husband who, after losing his wife, said he turned to alcohol to dull his pain and even now when he gets the coins from his aa meetings he goes to her grave site and he presents her with those coins. not a dry eye in the courtroom except for of that nidal hasan. so the injury once they -- so the jury once they begin deliberating won't have much to say. i believe counsel put it best, when life is not a consideration, then there is only death. interheidi zhou castro reporting from the trial tonight. >>> a lawyer for the former n
, texas. >> that's the message that we heard over and over from these families. they want hassan to be forgotten. he'll soon be on his way to fort leavenworth, kansas. there he'll join death row where five other u.s. soldiers are waiting. i should also note, john, no u.s. soldier has been executed since 1961. >> that's heidi zhou castro reporting from texas. >>> for nearly two weeks now fire crews have been working non-stop fighting the fire at the yosemite national park. in all there are 4,000 firefighters trying to get a handle on this stubborn fire. katherine, these firefighters sounds like they're completely exhausted. >> you know, they actually said, they said, you know, it's just another day at the office. this is what we do. we like what we do, and so they're in it to win it, and they really are holding up pretty well. that said there are tired folks at the end of the 15- to 18-hour day. there have been drones, it's an eye in the sky that can feed data both day and night, monitoring flareups, and also looking to see how fire lines are holding over this 280 square mile area
to the people. >> god help us if he ever does get to be anything more than the senator from texas. >> it is going to tick a tsunami and i'm going to do everything i can to encourage that tsunami. >> let's let the man with grass roots common sense. then watch america go, my friend. >> we are going to take back america. >> i have people who we want to take our country back. >> take it back where? where are we going? >> republicans have to do something we haven't done in a long time. >> we have to protect our phony bologna jobs. we must do something about this immediately, immediately, immediately. >> this fight is likely to heat up in the month of september. that's going to be when the battle is engaged. >> in case you haven't heard, texas senator ted cruz is a man on a mission. he wants to take away your healthcare, even if that means bringing down government or war with within the government. >> fair stoking is reminiscent of another senator, a man from wisconsin on his own mission. he also wanted to take his country back then it was from the communist who supposedly infiltrated i
in texas next independent line. >> caller: whenever there is money available parasites going to be fraud and it's important to note and be aware of. i'm a single mother and my oldest son is now in his second year at the university. the pell grants he is receiving and it was virtually impossible for him to receive the education that he is able to get and i think while you temper the aspect of fraud to avoid situation i think it's important to remain -- to the fact that there are those that would have not -- not have the opportunity for a quality education. >> guest: yes, sir would agree with you and it's really the interest of my office ultimately is to make sure that the money is going for the students who need it for an education and not to students or not students at all but really want that money for their own personal purposes and that no intention of trying to achieve an education. >> host: 202585388 for democrats and two with zero to eight -- for independents and you are receiving aids and we want to get your thoughts. what was the thing that clued you into this phenomenon in the f
or later they are going to push the president over the line. host: let us go to hosea in kingsville, texas on the democrats line. guest: how are you doing? i want to thank washington journal. i'm against any type of strike on syria. that would be considered an act of war. it is peace that must be freely given to all people on planet earth. a great nationbe that has peace and a great force for all people to admire and x -- and respect. did you have a chance to hear anything up information that was put out by the administration yesterday? caller: i sure do. to tell you the truth. -- to tell you the truth i believe john kerry should be replaced as secretary of state. i am very saddened. host: what saddens you specifically? caller: his wanting an attack on syria. i think we should give peace a chance. i am a second generation united states marine. my son is third-generation with tree combat tours. i think we need to give peace a chance. what would jesus christ do? from oregon. next caller: i'm calling to let you know i did not agree with this. the whole anything world should be involved in it,
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hampshire, we say thank you all. in texas, they think all you all. is that more thank you or more people? >> technically speaking, all y'a ll is the plural of y'all. that was ronald reagan reminded us that freedom is only one generation away from extension. if we do not engage now in the freedom, we will want -- we will one day be telling our children what it is like to be free. i need to repair and oversight. we have another candidate. i know there is nobody here who wants to see custer win another term in the united states house. we know we have a potential candidate and former senator gary lambert. he is with us tonight. i hope you get a chance to say hello to him as well. now, our host, i do so much. >> hey, did we have a speaker tonight. joseph and i -- you turn down the heat to much. we would like to ask -- invite you all to have some coffee in the back. there is wonderful homemade cookies. eat some more of the food. photos thatken some are available in the foyer and al from the radio just announced that in 10 minutes, the international space station will go over -- >> if we look t
a slizz to $85 a visit. hesselling a pig in a poke. >> joining us from alan,texas, democrats line, good morning. caller: good morning. i'm kind of -- i'm a bit frustrated with many of the callers. i believe that we are divided much in due to the fact that many of the public or the pollists are being confused with the changing facts that the quickly-changing facts associated with the economies like the impact of the repeal of glass speegal, the tech in a logical transitions and globalization, all of this is happening so quickly and there's been such an emphasis on reading and math and science that a lot of people are being lost with their civics and economics situation, so it's difficult enough to understand what's going on and how laws are written but then when you add things like there's no pure democracy, anybody who drives on a public road is not a socialist if it's a socialist program or uses the fire department but now we have news or profit, prisons for profit. there's no more regulation on medications and fuel because of these repeals, so it's becoming more and more difficult for
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